Lost Fruits of Waterloo by Bassett, John Spencer, First Edition 1918 Advance Copy for Review

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Lost Fruits of Waterloo by Bassett, John Spencer, First Edition 1918 Advance Copy for Review

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Advance Copy a rare 'Not For Sale' First Edition, First Issue: The Lost Fruits of Waterloo by John Spencer Bassett, Ph.D., LL.D. New York The Macmillan Company 1918. No dust cover. Also accompanied by a postcard from another professor by the name of 'Glasson'. The postcard reads: "Dear Laprade; I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of your review of Bassett's Lost Fruits of Waterloo. It would be very timely if you should make a short article of it. Send it along. The influenza epidemic at the college has almost subsided. Cordially Glasson" The influenza epidemic of 1918 killed millions of people around the world. Also present is a card from J. Sterling Moran, Director Southeastern Dept. of the Community Motion Picture Bureau, also the insert by Macmillan Company suggesting that this book is for editorial purposes only and if in the interest of the public, the price would be $1.50. Imagine that! A hardbound book for $1.50! Some soiling to the book and the book block is loose with edge wear to the spine at the heel and head of the binding. Some light fox on the inner boards but interior is mostly clean and sporadic notations in pencil by Laprade and he folded the corners so this was used by him as a working copy. John Spencer Bassett produced several books, most notably on Andrew Jackson. Professor W. T. Laprade Department of History, Duke University.